Geomicrobial ecotoxicology as a new subject in environmental sciences is proposed

Ji Dong Gu*, Yanxin Wang

*Corresponding author for this work

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Environmental sciences is an interdisciplinary subject and current development allows investigation of environmental issues from physical, chemical, geological, biological and toxicological approaches. Based on such development, geomicrobial ecotoxicology or microbial ecotoxicology is proposed to advance the information gathering on ecosystem processes and function because microorganisms are numerous and fundamental to the cycling of nutrients and energy flow.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1823-1825
Number of pages3
Issue number10
StatePublished - 21 Nov 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Ecotoxicology
  • Environmental sciences
  • Geomicrobial ecotoxicology
  • Microbial ecotoxicology


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